SOURCE: Kilbourn Associates

October 21, 2008 07:51 ET

Book Helps Floridians Save Money With Domicile

NAPLES, FL--(Marketwire - October 21, 2008) - In an effort to teach new and aspiring residents about the benefits of living in Florida, E. Michael Kilbourn, a family wealth preservation specialist, wrote "The Florida Domicile Handbook: Vital Information for New Florida Residents" with estate planning attorney Howard M. Hujsa. The 260-page guide is a collection of facts and information on how to live comfortably and thrive financially in the great sunshine state. Published by Brendan Kelly Publishing, the new book can be purchased at or Amazon and will be available through major booksellers across the country in January 2009.

"Making Florida your legal domicile can have an incredibly positive impact on your finances," states Kilbourn. "A perfect example of how Florida rewards its residents is the recent increase of the Homestead Exemption from $25,000 to $50,000."

"The Florida Domicile Handbook" is a fun and easy read that outlines the process of becoming a domiciled Florida resident. Kilbourn and Hujsa included a wealth of information to maximize financial stability before, during and after the transition. The book covers topics that new and potential residents need to know about such as Florida taxes, domicile, estate planning, home purchase, healthcare and insurance. Plus, new Floridians will find useful information on Florida's history, climate, resources, industries, culture, wildlife and recreation.

With "The Florida Domicile Handbook," Americans considering a move to Florida now have the help they need to make sure they receive all they are entitled to as state-recognized residents.

Mike Kilbourn is the president of Kilbourn Associates and has over 35 years of experience in the financial planning industry. He has written or contributed to several books on financial planning and is a leading national authority on estate tax matters. Co-author Howard M. Hujsa is a principal in the Private Clients Group at Cummings & Lockwood LLC. Mr. Hujsa is a well-respected attorney who specializes in estate and gift tax planning and the administration of estates and trusts. Both authors work with new residents interested in the benefits of Florida domicile.

For more information on "The Florida Domicile Handbook," call Mollie Page at 239-455-6727, or visit the book's website.

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